The kids are out running through the woods building forts with the dog tagging behind them. While this is a fun, serene setting, I just keep thinking about ticks because I know the dreaded tick season is upon us.
Why do we need to think about ticks and mosquitoes? Despite being a nuisance, ticks can carry Lyme’s disease and Rocky mountain spotted fever. Mosquitoes can be the carriers of West Nile Virus and encephalitis here in the United States.